Monthly Archives September 2013

Brighter Behavior Choices

Brighter Behavior Choices Brighter Behavior choices is a not-for-profit, transitional housing program for women. Housed in a bungalow on Chicago’s south side, the facility provides a new beginning to reduce recidivism for women. It is set up to assist ex-offenders that may face homelessness and unemployment. Along with providing temporary housing, the facility aims to help with life skills, employment opportunities, alcohol and substance recovery meetings, and recreational support development. The building can house 8 to 10 individual females. Northlight Architects completed the life safety inspection report required by the Illinois Department of Human Services, and consulted on changes needed
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Energy Efficient Home 2

Energy Efficient Home 2 Program 5 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms Living, Dining, Family Rooms Library, Den, Media Room 2nd Floor Laundry Sun Rooms Rear Deck Design Solution A single family home designed under the Chicago Green Permit Program, the building expresses a traditional Chicago neighborhood character. The house has two floors and a basement, with a 9′-6″ first floor ceiling height, and cathedral ceilings on the second floor. There are three fireplaces, one in the family room, library, and master bedroom suite. Utilizing high efficiency furnaces, tankless water heaters and mechanical system best practices, the building envelope consists of pre-fabricated and
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